Telethon, Strait Totals

Last night's (9/12) Hand In Hand concert and telethon (CAT 9/5) raised more than $44 million for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Performances from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House included Blake Shelton and Usher ("Stand By Me"), and Darius Rucker, Brad PaisleyCece Winans and Demi Lovato ("With a Little Help from My Friends"). At George Strait's San Antonio Rebuild Texas Fund benefit concert (parts of which aired during Hand In Hand), peformances included Strait with Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett singing "Texas" and "I Believe." More here.